CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Norway's leading institute for climate research

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I am inspired by the young people

Interview with Tord Kjellström, member of the Exhaustion advisory board

IPCC report shows global warming threatens global food security

The latest report by the UN climate panel concludes that unless we cut emissions in all sectors now, the result will be irreparable loss of land-based ecosystem functions and services, and this could put global food security at risk.

Indian prime minister Modi is re-elected. What now for climate policy and mitigation?

India is the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases and is set to become the world’s most populous country by 2025, thus it is by sheer size one of the most important actors in global climate governance. What will five new years of Modi/BJP government mean for climate policy and measures?


Air pollution is currently the largest environmental killer in Europe, causing 500,000 premature deaths annually. Heatwaves can make air pollution more lethal and cause more heart and lung diseases. Together with Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and 11 other European institutions CICERO will help increase European resilience towards climate change.

Investors recognise CICERO Shades of Green’s work on green bonds

For the third year in a row, CICERO Shades of Green has received an award for being the best provider of external assessments in the green bond market.

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Recent publications

Energy efficiency gap and target setting: A study of information asymmetry between governments and industries in China

Yang Liu, Xilong Yao, Taoyuan Wei

Potential influence of climate change on grain self-sufficiency at the country level considering adaptation measures

Taoyuan Wei, Tianyi Zhang, Xuefeng Cui, Solveig Glomsrød, Yu Liu

The role of fuel cost information in new car sales

William Brazil, Steffen Kallbekken, Håkon Sælen, James Carroll

Macroeconomic impacts of energy productivity: a general equilibrium perspective

Yang Liu, Taoyuan Wei, Donghyun Park

Climate impact of Finnish air pollutants and greenhouse gases using multiple emission metrics

Kaarle Kupiainen, Borgar Aamaas, Mikko Savolahti, Niko Karvosenoja, Ville-Veikko Paunu